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King James Dictionary
BAD, a.Heb. to perish or destroy
1. Ill evil opposed to good a word of general use, denoting physical defects and moral faults, in men and things as a bad man, a bad heart, a bad design, bad air, bad water, bad books.
2. Vicious corrupt depraved, in a moral sense as a bad life a bad action.
3. Unwholesome as bad provisions.
4. Unfortunate unprosperous as a bad state of affairs.
5. Unskillful as a bad player.
6. Small poor as a bad crop.
7. Infirm as a bad state of health.
8. Feeble, corrupt, or oppressive as a bad government.
9. Hurtful pernicious as, fine print is bad for the eyes.
10. Unfavorable as a bad season.
11. Poor sterile as a bad soil.
12. Rough or muddy as a bad road. In short, bad expresses whatever is injurious, hurtful, inconvenient, unlawful or immoral whatever is offensive, painful or unfavorable or what is defective.
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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.
Entry for 'Bad'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/b/bad.html.